Malware

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Malware
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

160,000 new malware samples appear each day

Malware is still being created at the record levels reached in the previous quarter: 15 million new samples were generated, at an average rate of 160,000 every day, according to Panda Security.Trojans, once again, have accounted for more infections (62.8%) ... [Published Net Security - 1 hour ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

India Ranks Fourth In Mobile Malware Threats Globally

With over 900 million mobile phones, India ranked the fourth-most mobile malware infected country in the world in the first half of the year, according to a new report. The F-Secure Labs’ Threat Report H1 2014 suggested that tier-II cities are becoming ... [Published CXOtoday - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Mobile Users in Tier-2 Indian Cities the Favourite Target of Ransomware Malware Programs, states Latest F-Secure Study

Mobile malware and Ransomware are on the prowl in India. Users on Google's Android as well as other mobile platforms, need to adapt efficient ransomware/malware combat mechanisms.ReutersMobile malware, which continues to rise exponentiallyyear on year, ... [Published International Business Times UK - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Why hackers may be stealing your credit card numbers for years

Hackers may have the upper hand for years as the retail industry slowly upgrades its systems, analysts saidSeptember 01, 2014, 9:06 PM — While conducting a penetration test of a major Canadian retailer, Rob VandenBrink bought something from the store. ... [Published ITworld.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Stopping Cybercrime: The Role of Malware Detection, DLP & Threat Intelligence

Join Brian Wohlwinder, Senior Security Researcher at General Dynamic Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, for a lively discussion about "Going Beyond Malware Detection to Combat Cyber Attacks to Our Nation's Critical Infrastructure." Learn how to secure critical ... [Published InfoRiskToday - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Password guessing malware blamed for nude celeb photo leak

September 1, 2014 | Posted by Dan RaywoodMalware which uses brute force tactics to try and gain access to user accounts has been blamed for the leaking of nude celebrity photos.According to The Next Web , intimate photos of actresses and singers were ... [Published IT Security Guru - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Celebrity, Malware, iCloud
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Retailers urged to defend against 'Backoff' point...

A payment card industry security consortium warned retailers ofthe urgency to secure their systems against "Backoff," amalicious software program that steals card numbers.Backoff "represents a very real threat to the security ofcardholder data in all ... [Published Network World Asia - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

'Syrian Malware Team' Uses BlackWorm RAT in Attacks

A group of hackers possibly related to or a part of The Syrian Electronic Army have been spotted using a .NET-based malware tool to compromise targets around the world.Known as the Syrian Malware Team, the group has been active going as far back as 2011, ... [Published Security Week - 11 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Mobile Threat Monday: Bored College Student Sends Millions of Spam Texts

College students could be the next big menace on the cyber malware landscape. ... [Published PCMag.com Security Coverage [Feed] - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Spam, Threat, Cyber
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Q2 Malware Storm Wreaks 15 Million New Samples

Q2 Malware Storm Wreaks 15 Million New Samples A staggering 15 million new malware samples were generated in the second quarter of this year, with trojans once again accounting for the majority, but Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) showing a major ... [Published Infosecurity - Latest News - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Trustwave Makes Zero Malware Guarantee for...

For the company's recently introduced managed anti-malware service that protects businesses from web-based malware and zero-day threats, Trustwave announced a bold approach to malware protection with a zero malware guarantee. Trustwave also announced ... [Published IT Next - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Decryptolocker Saves You From Cryptolocker Ransomware

Cryptolocker is a nasty piece of malware that encrypts the files on your computer and holds them ransom. If you don’t pay for a code to unlock the files, you don’t get them back. FireEye and Fox-IT recently launched a tool to help users get their files ... [Published Lifehacker Australia - Sep 01 2014]

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...Members of this espionage network reportedly "send more than $100 million in cash per year to the regime and provide cover for spies" the report says
AV-TEST used "...the products which are offered at the AV vendor's websites as downloads. The versions available at the Mac App Store might be limited in functionality, as they cannot access all APIs."
"India is also a center for botnets -- as bot infecting viruses like Ramnit and Sality are rampant. PC's in a botnet are used mainly by hackers for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS), spamming and possibly bitcoin mining" , added Mr Amith Nath of F-Secure
Oerting added: "I am confident we will see practical tangible results very soon."

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What You Need to Know About the Latest Bank Sec... [Published MyBankTracker.com - 59 mins ago]
Big banks experience cyber attacks nearly every day, according to JPMorgan Chase Bank. That scary admission comes in response to the latest banks security hack on Chase and other big banks. The raiders are said to have used sophisticated and unique malware ...
Alleged iCloud flaw exploited in Naked celebrit... [Published Security Affairs - 3 hours ago]
Investigation on celebrities naked pictures leaked online raises suspicion that hackers breached iCloud accounts exploiting a flaw in the “Find my IPhone” feature. An alleged hack of Apple’s iCloud accounts of many celebrities seems to be the cause ...
160,000 new malware samples appear each day [Published Help Net Security - News - 3 hours ago]
Malware is still being created at the record levels reached in the previous quarter: 15 million new samples were generated, at an average rate of 160,000 every day, according to Panda Security.T... ...
FBI: Malicious Actors Targeting Protected Healt... [Published Breitbart Feed - 5 hours ago]
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Why hackers may be stealing your credit card nu... [Published PC World: Techlog - 8 hours ago]
While conducting a penetration test of a major Canadian retailer, Rob VandenBrink bought something from the store. He later found his own credit card number buried in its systems, a major worry. The retailer, which has hundreds of stores across Canada, ...
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